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November 9, 2009 - Presentations are welcome for July 10, 2010 workshop in Kansas City, MO that will address corrosivity and material compatibility aspects of petroleum and alternative liquid fuels as well as their impact on materials used in various systems. Interested presenters must submit 300-500 word abstract via email to workshop chairs by Jan. 15, 2010. Presenters are also welcome to submit their formal papers to online Journal of ASTM International.

Presentations Sought for ASTM International Workshop on Fuel Corrosivity and Material Compatibility of Petroleum and Alternative Liquid Fuels

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ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Dr., Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959

Press release date: November 4, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., November 4, 2009-Presentations are welcome for a workshop on "Fuel Corrosivity and Material Compatibility of Petroleum and Alternative Liquid Fuels" to be held July 1, 2010, at the Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, the workshop is being held in conjunction with the June 27-July 1 standards development meetings of the committee.

The general objective of the workshop is to hold a technical forum hosted by a panel of industry experts to discuss the corrosivity and material compatibility aspects of petroleum and alternative liquid fuels and their impact on the materials generally used in the fuel distribution systems, storage systems, dispensing systems and vehicle fuel systems.

This workshop is appropriate for those individuals that are involved in the regulation, production, long-term storage and transportation or dispensing of petroleum and alternative liquid fuels.

Interested presenters must submit a 300-500 word abstract via e-mail to the workshop chairs listed below by Jan. 15, 2010. Presenters are welcome to submit their formal papers to the online Journal of ASTM International. If you wish to participate in the panel discussion, contact the workshop chairs by Jan. 15, 2010. You may have pre-prepared comments up to 10 minutes long on a fuel corrosion-related topic of your choice.

Additional information is available on the ASTM Web site at

For additional technical information, contact workshop co-chairs Edward W. English, Fuel Quality Services, Miami, Fla. (phone: 770-967-9790;; or Lorri Grainawi, Steel Tank Institute, Lake Zurich, Ill. (phone: 847-438-8265, ext. 244;

Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions around the globe.

Contact: Hannah Sparks, ASTM International Phone: 610-832-9677;;
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